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USPTO invalidates Apple’s famed “Pinch-to-zoom” patent

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As reported by the WSJ, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has invalidated Apple’s patent of the “pinch-to-zoom” gesture widely used across all throughout iOS. This particular patent has┬áreceived┬áconsiderable criticism since Apple filed for it in January of 2007. Many claim that the feature is too basic and trivial, and that limiting its use prevents… Read More